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    Top 10 debut albums [LISTS inside]

    by last_candle » Mon Nov 05, 2012 4:18 pm

    Chroming Rose - Louis XIV.
    Heavens Gate - In Control
    Sonata Arctica - Ecliptica
    Lost Horizon - Awakening The World
    Olympos Mons - Conquistador
    Steel Attack - Where Mankind Fails
    Rhapsody - Legendary Tales
    Gamma Ray - Heading For Tomorrow
    Wintersun - Wintersun
    Avantasia - The Metal Opera I


    hmm, maybe "new projects" like Gamma Ray, Wintersun or Avantasia shouldn't could - but what the heck! we have a new list that's all that counts, isn't it? ;)
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    by X-Thor » Mon Nov 05, 2012 4:30 pm

    In no particular order...

    Iron Maiden - Iron Maiden
    Eluveitie - Spirit
    Turisas - Battle Metal
    Ensiferum - Ensiferum
    Rhapsody - Legendary Tales
    Diablo Swing Orchestra - The Butcher's Ballroom
    Avantasia - The Metal Opera pt I
    Metallica - Kill 'em All
    Amon Amarth - Once Sent From the Golden Hall
    Freedom Call - Stairway to Fairyland

    (picked almost randomly, based on which debut albums I could think of first, not counting EPs, of course).
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    Re: Top 10 debut albums [LISTS inside]

    by viathyn » Mon Nov 05, 2012 4:33 pm

    This dude made a huge list of the best debut albums that he's heard [1521 entries]. It's skewed towards power metal for sure, but it's a cool list.

    http://rateyourmusic.com/list/Poohkali/ ... _all_time/

    Also, check out spot #98 ;)
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    by Stained Class » Mon Nov 05, 2012 4:38 pm

    Cool idea. I would have to put a lot of thought in to come up with an actual list of my favourites so I'll just name some off the top of my head. Big fan of a couple of the previous ones though.

    Sinbreed - When Worlds Collide
    Helloween - Walls Of Jericho
    Black Sabbath - S/T
    Ne Obliviscaris - Portal Of I
    Arch/Matheos - Sympathetic Resonance (does this count? They did an EP together under a different name and were original members of Fates Warning)
    Dream Evil - Dragon Slayer
    Kiuas - Spirit Of Ukko
    Cain's Offering - Gather The Faithful
    Kalmah - Swamplord
    Holy Grail - Crisis In Eutopia

    I'll stop there :mrgreen:
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    Re: Top 10 debut albums [LISTS inside]

    by Stained Class » Mon Nov 05, 2012 4:40 pm

    viathyn wrote:This dude made a huge list of the best debut albums that he's heard [1521 entries]. It's skewed towards power metal for sure, but it's a cool list.

    http://rateyourmusic.com/list/Poohkali/ ... _all_time/

    Also, check out spot #98 ;)

    Nice! You're in good company on that list. #21 is SO RANDOM but cool that he's open minded.
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    by DrinkMoxie » Mon Nov 05, 2012 4:47 pm

    not counting demos, right?

    1. Ne Obliviscaris - Portal Of I
    2. Shadows Fall - Somber Eyes To The Sky
    3. Skid Row - Skid Row
    4. Agalloch - Pale Folklore
    5. Carnal Forge - Who's Gonna Burn?
    6. Darkane - Rusted Angel
    7. Shai Hulud - Hearts Once Nourished With Hope And Compassion
    8. Prayer For Cleansing - The Rain In Endless Fall
    9. Children Of Bodom - Something Wild
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    Re: Top 10 debut albums [LISTS inside]

    by Monmisreal » Mon Nov 05, 2012 4:50 pm

    viathyn wrote:This dude made a huge list of the best debut albums that he's heard [1521 entries]. It's skewed towards power metal for sure, but it's a cool list.

    http://rateyourmusic.com/list/Poohkali/ ... _all_time/

    Also, check out spot #98 ;)


    Skewed is a total understatement :lol:

    I suck at lists so heres mine.

    Dream Theater- When Dream and Day Unite
    Lost Horizon- Awakening the World
    Asmegin- Hin Vordende Sod & Sø
    Candlemass- Epicus Doomicus Metallicus
    Fear Factory- Soul of a New Machine
    Nightingale- The Breathing Shadow
    Sanctuary- Refuge Denied
    Persuader- The Hunter
    Ne Obliviscaris - Portal Of I
    Vintersorg - Hedniskhjärtad
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    Re: Top 10 debut albums [LISTS inside]

    by ShoreSlayer » Mon Nov 05, 2012 8:12 pm

    No particular order...

    'Older School'

    Rush - Rush
    Van Halen - Van Halen
    Iron Maiden - Iron Maiden
    Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath
    KISS - KISS
    Queen - Queen
    Aerosmith - Aerosmith
    Rainbow - Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow
    Dio - Holy Diver
    Ozzy - Blizzard of Ozz

    'Newer School'

    Trouble - Psalm 9
    Holy Grail - Crisis In Utopia
    Slayer - Show No Mercy
    Annihilator - Alice In Hell
    W.A.S.P. - WASP
    Anvil - Hard 'N' Heavy
    Life Of Agony - River Runs Red
    Yngwie J. Malmsteen - Rising Force
    Tool - Undertow
    Testament - The Legacy
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    Re: Top 10 debut albums [LISTS inside]

    by Ecliptica » Mon Nov 05, 2012 11:07 pm

    Oh, boy, I have to go off the top of my head too less I'll end up confusing myself.

    I'm going to try to keep "supergroup" stuff like Avantasia, Aina, and Cain's Offering away. Otherwise, those are definitely in my top 5.

    I really can't put these in order beyond #1. #2-8 are sooooooo close depending on the day and my mood.

    1. Twilightning -- Delirium Veil
    2. Ensiferum -- Ensiferum
    3. Turisas -- Battle Metal
    4. Kiuas -- The Spirit of Ukko
    5. Elvenking -- Heathenreel
    6. Svartsot -- Ravnenes Saga
    7. Tyr -- How Far To Asgard (I actually really do like Pol Arni's voice on this album, 'Ormurin Langi' is friggin' beautiful)
    8. Korpiklaani -- Spirit of the Forest
    9. Sonata Arctica -- Ecliptica
    10. Dragonforce -- Valley of the Damned
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    by pablov8 » Tue Nov 06, 2012 6:24 am

    ShoreSlayer wrote:No particular order...

    'Older School'

    Rush - Rush
    Van Halen - Van Halen
    Iron Maiden - Iron Maiden
    Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath
    KISS - KISS
    Queen - Queen
    Aerosmith - Aerosmith


    Ahhhh... the old school, no title creativity at all (or at least they used them all for the songs not for the album title :lol: :lol: )
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    by doc » Tue Nov 06, 2012 8:06 am

    that's a tough one, usually my fav bands had totally shitty beginnings, which I do not like that much as their later achievements (3rd album syndrome - either genius or utter crap).

    I can only squeeze theeze as something truly attention catching at first kick (we rule out demos and EP):

    Down - Nola
    Bloodbath - Ressurection Through Carnage
    Black Dahlia Murder - Unhallowed
    Decapitated - Nihility
    Codeon - Source
    Allegaeon - Fragments of Form and Function
    Brother Von Doom - Relentless
    Kalmah - Swamplord
    The Agonist - Once Only Imagined
    Legion Of The Damned - Sons Of The Jackal
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    by STACH100 » Tue Nov 06, 2012 3:58 pm

    ShoreSlayer wrote:No particular order...

    'Older School'

    Rush - Rush
    Van Halen - Van Halen
    Iron Maiden - Iron Maiden
    Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath
    KISS - KISS
    Queen - Queen
    Aerosmith - Aerosmith
    Rainbow - Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow
    Dio - Holy Diver
    Ozzy - Blizzard of Ozz

    'Newer School'

    Trouble - Psalm 9
    Holy Grail - Crisis In Utopia
    Slayer - Show No Mercy
    Annihilator - Alice In Hell
    W.A.S.P. - WASP


    Anvil - Hard 'N' Heavy
    Life Of Agony - River Runs Red
    Yngwie J. Malmsteen - Rising Force
    Tool - Undertow
    Testament - The Legacy




    I like your lists except Tool. Even though I hate Queen, their debut album rocks.
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    Re: Top 10 debut albums [LISTS inside]

    by Disco » Wed Nov 07, 2012 9:58 am

    This is by chronological order, not rank.

    1. The Doors - The Doors
    2. Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin
    3. King Crimson - In the Court of the Crimson King
    4. Van Halen - Van Halen
    5. The Stone Roses - The Stone Roses
    6. Pantera - Cowboys From Hell
    7. V.A.S.T. - Visual Audio Sensory Theater
    8. Slipknot - Slipknot
    9. Wintersun - Wintersun
    10. Ghost - Opus Eponymous
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    Re: Top 10 debut albums [LISTS inside]

    by DragonLordJones » Wed Nov 07, 2012 10:15 am

    Disco wrote:This is by chronological order, not rank.

    6. Pantera - Cowboys From Hell



    sorry but this is not a debut album from Pantera ....... it is their 5th album

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    by Disco » Wed Nov 07, 2012 10:30 am

    DragonLordJones wrote:
    Disco wrote:This is by chronological order, not rank.

    6. Pantera - Cowboys From Hell



    sorry but this is not a debut album from Pantera ....... it is their 5th album

    Metal Magic (debut)
    Projects in the Jungle
    I Am the Night
    Power Metal


    Well yes but they were all underground/independent releases.
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    by rwalters » Wed Nov 07, 2012 11:09 am

    1. Black Sabbath - S/T
    2. Machine Head - Burn My Eyes
    3. Mastodon - Remission
    4. Slayer - Show No Mercy
    5. Swallow the Sun - The Morning Never Came
    6. The Haunted - S/T
    7. System of a Down - S/T
    8. Type O Negative - Slow Deep and Hard
    9. Life of Agony - River Runs Red (WHY CAPUTO? WHY!)
    10. Lamb of God - New American Gospel (not counting Burn the Priest)

    Goddamn you people like Power Metal.

    Ghost would be on there, but I need to make sure they stick around for a bit.
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    by Ecliptica » Wed Nov 07, 2012 11:09 am

    Power metal bands just come out the gates strong and fade miserably over time.
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    by rwalters » Wed Nov 07, 2012 11:11 am

    That's because the genre hasn't evolved in 20+ years and provides little to no breathing room. Bands can't really recreate much in a incredibly stagnating genre.
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    by viathyn » Wed Nov 07, 2012 11:22 am

    That's a bit of a ridiculous statement.

    Power metal subgenres genres that have evolved greatly over the last 20 years:
    1. Progressive power metal (ie; Pagan's mind, Angra, Wuthering Heights, Symphony X)
    2. Symphonic power metal (With actual orchestrations..)
    3. Power-folk metal (think elvenking's adaptation of skyclad-esque folk metal and adding the power twist)
    4. Modern, more aggressive power metal (that has taken a step away from traditional metal, such as Kiuas)
    5. Oriental power metal (this is fringe power metal stuff.. think Myrath, Arkan etc.)
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    by Laura » Wed Nov 07, 2012 12:30 pm

    Disco wrote:This is by chronological order, not rank.

    1. The Doors - The Doors
    2. Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin
    3. King Crimson - In the Court of the Crimson King
    4. Van Halen - Van Halen
    5. The Stone Roses - The Stone Roses
    6. Pantera - Cowboys From Hell
    7. V.A.S.T. - Visual Audio Sensory Theater
    8. Slipknot - Slipknot
    9. Wintersun - Wintersun
    10. Ghost - Opus Eponymous


    Great list (except for 6, 7, & 8 that I'm not familiar with). Without doubt, the Van Halen debut was killer - one of the very best "hard" rock albums of that decade. I know I've posted links to songs from that album, and a few younger folks who had not heard it before, enjoyed it as I recall. I'd love for more people who still haven't heard it, to listen, and comment on what they think....it's one of those that has held up really well over time. The Stone Roses & Ghost debuts are two of my BIG favorites as well. :cheers:

    This is a hard list question because my brain started scanning over bands & artists I've really enjoyed over the decades, thought about (and in some cases had to look up) what their first album was, and then....well, it was a lot to think about. And in many cases, I feel that many bands didn't really hit their stride until at least 2 or more albums into their discography, so I wouldn't include their debuts in such a list.

    This is going to seem really random (genre, date, etc.) and is nowhere near complete, but here are a few that I love that haven't been mentioned.

    Blind Faith: Blind Faith (their only album)
    Boston: Boston
    Godflesh: Streetcleaner
    Kvelertak: Kvelertak
    The Black Keys: The Big Come Up (brilliant!! Just started listening to this band recently)
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    by X-Thor » Wed Nov 07, 2012 2:08 pm

    viathyn wrote:That's a bit of a ridiculous statement.

    Power metal subgenres genres that have evolved greatly over the last 20 years:
    1. Progressive power metal (ie; Pagan's mind, Angra, Wuthering Heights, Symphony X)
    2. Symphonic power metal (With actual orchestrations..)
    3. Power-folk metal (think elvenking's adaptation of skyclad-esque folk metal and adding the power twist)
    4. Modern, more aggressive power metal (that has taken a step away from traditional metal, such as Kiuas)
    5. Oriental power metal (this is fringe power metal stuff.. think Myrath, Arkan etc.)
    etc.


    And don't forget the crossovers (blackened power metal, thrasehd power, etc).
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    by X-Thor » Wed Nov 07, 2012 2:10 pm

    Ecliptica wrote:Power metal bands just come out the gates strong and fade miserably over time.


    Blind Guardian, Helloween and Gamma Ray would beg to differ.
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    by Ecliptica » Wed Nov 07, 2012 2:19 pm

    X-Thor wrote:
    Ecliptica wrote:Power metal bands just come out the gates strong and fade miserably over time.


    Blind Guardian, Helloween and Gamma Ray would beg to differ.


    Counterpoint -- Twilightning.

    Wrote one of the best power metal albums of all-time (and my #1 debut album ever) and then wrote the WORST album(s) ever.
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    by viathyn » Wed Nov 07, 2012 2:49 pm

    Ecliptica wrote:
    Counterpoint -- Twilightning.

    Wrote one of the best power metal albums of all-time (and my #1 debut album ever) and then wrote the WORST album(s) ever.

    Truth with this one.

    'Delirium veil' was a brilliant album for that style of power metal, and everything since has been a huge letdown. Swinelords? What the fuck.

    However, you get bands like Blind Guardian, that start out a little rough, while they're still finding their footing, and then peak a few albums later with their brilliant 'Imaginations from the Other Side'.
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    by X-Thor » Wed Nov 07, 2012 3:01 pm

    Ecliptica wrote:
    X-Thor wrote:
    Ecliptica wrote:Power metal bands just come out the gates strong and fade miserably over time.


    Blind Guardian, Helloween and Gamma Ray would beg to differ.


    Counterpoint -- Twilightning.

    Wrote one of the best power metal albums of all-time (and my #1 debut album ever) and then wrote the WORST album(s) ever.


    For me, the best examples of this are Sonata Arctica and, to a (much) lesser extent, Hammerfall.
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    by Stained Class » Wed Nov 07, 2012 3:29 pm

    Most of the power metal albums that came out this year were kinda letdowns though. Although most of those bands I would still LOVE to see live. There's lots of new stuff popping up that's awesome though like Sinbreed, Orden Ogan, etc.
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    by X-Thor » Wed Nov 07, 2012 5:28 pm

    Stained Class wrote:Most of the power metal albums that came out this year were kinda letdowns though. Although most of those bands I would still LOVE to see live. There's lots of new stuff popping up that's awesome though like Sinbreed, Orden Ogan, etc.


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    by rwalters » Wed Nov 07, 2012 5:44 pm

    I think you're making up subgenres, but whatever. You can take the same thing I said about Power Metal and apply it almost every subgenre of metal. It's really all about liking what you like. Just bustin' balls really.
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    by viathyn » Wed Nov 07, 2012 5:58 pm

    Whether one were to call it a subgenre (subsubgenre?) or style, the point still stands. Crossover and innovation is happening in all walks of metal. I only pointed out several examples of styles within power metal because you said it was stagnant and unchanging.
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    Re: Top 10 debut albums [LISTS inside]

    by shaneos » Wed Nov 07, 2012 6:51 pm

    More lists :beerbang:

    In no particular order:

    Opeth - Orchid
    Ne Obliviscaris - Portal of I
    My Dying Bride - As the Flower Withers
    Entombed - Left Hand Path
    Napalm Death - Scum
    The Haunted - The Haunted
    Astriaal - Renascent Misanthropy
    Be'lakor - Stones Reach
    Misery - A Necessary Evil
    Hawkwind - Hawkwind


    Bonus:
    Bolt Thrower - In Battle there is No Law
    Strapping Young Lad - Heavy as a real heavy thing
    Carcass - Reek of Putrefaction
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    Re: Top 10 debut albums [LISTS inside]

    by X-Thor » Wed Nov 07, 2012 9:42 pm

    rwalters wrote:I think you're making up subgenres, but whatever. You can take the same thing I said about Power Metal and apply it almost every subgenre of metal. It's really all about liking what you like. Just bustin' balls really.


    What? Bustin balls in this forum? I've never heard of anything like this!
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    Re: Top 10 debut albums [LISTS inside]

    by doc » Thu Nov 08, 2012 12:03 am

    shaneos wrote:More lists :beerbang:
    Entombed - Left Hand Path
    Napalm Death - Scum

    How for fuck's sake could I forget these, I'm bringing Scum tape to be signed on BTH :D
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    by Memnoch » Thu Nov 08, 2012 12:12 am

    Iron Maiden: s/t
    Death: Scream Bloody Gore
    Epica: The Phantom Agony
    Swallow the Sun: The Morning Never Came
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    Re: Top 10 debut albums [LISTS inside]

    by Disco » Thu Nov 08, 2012 9:07 am

    Laura wrote:
    Disco wrote:This is by chronological order, not rank.

    1. The Doors - The Doors
    2. Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin
    3. King Crimson - In the Court of the Crimson King
    4. Van Halen - Van Halen
    5. The Stone Roses - The Stone Roses
    6. Pantera - Cowboys From Hell
    7. V.A.S.T. - Visual Audio Sensory Theater
    8. Slipknot - Slipknot
    9. Wintersun - Wintersun
    10. Ghost - Opus Eponymous


    Great list (except for 6, 7, & 8 that I'm not familiar with).


    Oh thank you dearie. I highly recommend #7 if you're into Industrial music. I think you'll like this album.

    Also, did you check out Meshuggah? What do you think?
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    Re: Top 10 debut albums [LISTS inside]

    by Stained Class » Thu Nov 08, 2012 9:14 am

    Disco wrote:1. The Doors - The Doors
    2. Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin
    3. King Crimson - In the Court of the Crimson King
    4. Van Halen - Van Halen
    5. The Stone Roses - The Stone Roses
    6. Pantera - Cowboys From Hell
    7. V.A.S.T. - Visual Audio Sensory Theater
    8. Slipknot - Slipknot
    9. Wintersun - Wintersun
    10. Ghost - Opus Eponymous

    Isn't Cowboys From Hell their 4th album?
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    by Disco » Thu Nov 08, 2012 9:20 am

    Stained Class wrote:
    Disco wrote:1. The Doors - The Doors
    2. Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin
    3. King Crimson - In the Court of the Crimson King
    4. Van Halen - Van Halen
    5. The Stone Roses - The Stone Roses
    6. Pantera - Cowboys From Hell
    7. V.A.S.T. - Visual Audio Sensory Theater
    8. Slipknot - Slipknot
    9. Wintersun - Wintersun
    10. Ghost - Opus Eponymous

    Isn't Cowboys From Hell their 4th album?


    Will you people move on already? :roll:
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    Re: Top 10 debut albums [LISTS inside]

    by Stained Class » Thu Nov 08, 2012 9:31 am

    Disco wrote:
    Stained Class wrote:
    Disco wrote:1. The Doors - The Doors
    2. Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin
    3. King Crimson - In the Court of the Crimson King
    4. Van Halen - Van Halen
    5. The Stone Roses - The Stone Roses
    6. Pantera - Cowboys From Hell
    7. V.A.S.T. - Visual Audio Sensory Theater
    8. Slipknot - Slipknot
    9. Wintersun - Wintersun
    10. Ghost - Opus Eponymous

    Isn't Cowboys From Hell their 4th album?


    Will you people move on already? :roll:

    Oh fuck, sorry, didn't realise that had already been mentioned :mrgreen:
    To be fair I was wrong too, it's the fifth, but first on a major label I guess.
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    Re: Top 10 debut albums [LISTS inside]

    by Bentz! » Thu Nov 08, 2012 9:56 am

    Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath
    Van Halen - Van Halen I
    Entombed - Left Hand Path
    Manowar - Battle Hymns
    Mercyful Fate - Melissa
    Destruction - Infernal Overkill
    Acid Bath - When the Kite String Pops
    Obituary - Slowly We Rot
    Dismember - Like an Everflowing Stream
    Death Angel - The Ultraviolence

    Celtic Frost - To Mega Therion

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    by Laura » Fri Nov 09, 2012 1:39 pm

    Disco wrote:
    Laura wrote:
    Disco wrote:This is by chronological order, not rank.

    1. The Doors - The Doors
    2. Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin
    3. King Crimson - In the Court of the Crimson King
    4. Van Halen - Van Halen
    5. The Stone Roses - The Stone Roses
    6. Pantera - Cowboys From Hell
    7. V.A.S.T. - Visual Audio Sensory Theater
    8. Slipknot - Slipknot
    9. Wintersun - Wintersun
    10. Ghost - Opus Eponymous


    Great list (except for 6, 7, & 8 that I'm not familiar with).


    Oh thank you dearie. I highly recommend #7 if you're into Industrial music. I think you'll like this album.

    Also, did you check out Meshuggah? What do you think?


    Oh, my bad about Meshuggah - don't think I responded to your Meshuggah link on fb a while back (I forget, what song was it? :oops: )
    I listened to 3 different songs that came up prominently on youtube on my phone for Meshuggah - Bleed, New Millennium Cyanide Christ, & Break Those Bones Whose Sinews Gave it Motion - btw, just listened to not be distracted by the visuals. So, I know these guys have like 7 albums or something, right? so it would be unfair to judge the band on just those three I know - but have to say those three didn't do much for me - in other words, no automatic ZING! "I *really* like this!!" (Sayeth my brain) Not *bad* really, just not my thing I guess. The first song Bleed seemed relentlessly repetitive. That in and of itself is not necessarily a bad thing in my book (one of my favorite "relentlessly repetitive" and awesome songs being Godflesh's Pulp http://youtu.be/HJEmNyazJFo ), but perhaps mixed with the guy's type of vocal style is the turn-off, to my brain anyway. Again, it's not a matter of "harsh" vocals being the problem, but the type. Some styles I really like, others not so much. Going back to the Godflesh link above, I could listen to Justin Broderick's voice all day. :P (and haha - one that is most likely not pleasant at all to most people. ;) )

    Maybe you could suggest some other Meshuggah songs if you're real familiar with them.
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    by DrinkMoxie » Fri Nov 09, 2012 8:52 pm

    for Meshuggah I recommend looking up "Future Breed Machine", "Sane" and "Humiliative"
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